Academic Advisors

Undergradate Advising Process Changes for Fall 2020 due to COVID-19 (Coranovirus Update, 8/1/2020)

  • Students who need assistance other than academic advising should see services in the Campus Assistance Options.
  • With the campus changes Georgia Tech has enacted for COVID-19, please know that your academic advisors are still be available remotely to reply to emails, handle registration issues, schedule video/phone advising meetings, and sign forms.  To accommodate this, we are asking students to use these process and procedures until further notice.
  • Academic Advising from August 25 – December 31: Hybrid Advising
    • Advising hours are 8-12 and 1-4 each day, Eastern Standard Time.
    • Appointment Days (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday):  You must sign up for an appointment through Advisor Link ~24 hours in advance.
    • Hybrid Drop-in Advising (Wednesday):  Starting at 7:30 AM each day, you can sign up for a 15-minute same-day appointment  At the start time of your appointment, your advisor will send a link to the videoconference.  All drop-in advising will be through videoconferencing.   
    • Submit all documents for advising or that require signatures to the ME/NRE Canvas Advising site, 24 hours in advance.
  • Hybrid Advising Modes by Advisor Starting August 25
    • Lenna Applebee:  She sees students in person or virtually on Monday and Tuesday, and via videoconferencing Wednesday to Friday.  
    • Laura Tolliver:  She sees all students through videoconferencing, Monday to Friday. 
    • Kristi Mehaffey:  She sees students in person or virtually on Monday and Tuesday, and via videoconferencing Wednesday to Friday.  
    • Hillary Sutherland:  She sees all students through videoconferencing, Monday to Friday.   

Undergraduate Advising Purpose

  • Our mission is to support and inspire the development of Woodruff School undergraduate students.
  • Our vision is that undergraduate academic advising in the Woodruff School will actively engage students in their educational experience so they can become independent, life-long learners who are innovative and contributing members in their larger community.

Undergraduate Advising Requirements

  • We encourage all students to visit or contact us at any time with questions, concerns or problems.
  • We require academic advisement for the following groups of students:

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Academic Advisors

Lenna Applebee - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with A - C.

  • Schedule an appointment with Lenna.
  • Starting Aug 25, she sees students in person or virtually on Monday and Tuesday, and via videoconferencing Wednesday to Friday.  

 

Laura Tolliver - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with D - H.

  • Schedule an appointment with Laura. 
  • Starting Aug 25, she sees all students through videoconferencing, Monday to Friday. 

 

Amy Huttenhoff - Amy will be out of the office until October, so ME and NRE student last names I - M have been assigned a temporary advisor.  To schedule an appointment with your temporary advisor, select Change of Major as the reason and then you can select the advisor below:

  • Petitions, readmission, career advising, special circumstances:  Kristi Mehaffey 
  • Last Name starting with I: Hillary Sutherland
  • Last Name starting with J, K: Laura Tolliver
  • Last Name starting with L: Hillary Sutherland
  • Last Name starting with M: Lenna Applebee

Kristi Mehaffey - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with N - R.
Handles career advising for all ME students (A-Z).

  • Schedule an appointment with Kristi.
  • Starting Aug 25, she sees students in person or virtually on Monday and Tuesday, and via videoconferencing Wednesday to Friday.  

 

Hillary Sutherland - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with S - Z.

  • Schedule an appointment with Hillary. 
  • Starting Aug 25, she sees all students through videoconferencing, Monday to Friday.